Manhood by Steve Biddulph, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. picture-Manhood-Biddulph Putting the heart back into work. It isn’t the fact of working that does harm. Work is good – it’s what men love to do. Australian author Stephen Biddulph has written a best-selling book about men but Gerry Orkin believes that Manhood misses the mark.

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A theorist who by admission finds social situations a bit uncomfortable may be imputing mask-wearing to others as explanation for his own difficulties.

I don’t know what sparked it, but for a long time I lay in bed going, “My God, this thing won’t last forever. There is so little else were about manhood. I was given a tape of Richard Rohr and he is my all-time favourite writer and speaker – for me, he speaks more truth than anyone I’ve ever heard. In many parts of the world they have not much more than the rights of a domesticated animal.

The New Manhood

I now have too many unanswered emails to catch up on, so I’m instituting a no-reply policy. I like the chapter about relations to father and job passion. But in manhood book writing this is raising questions to whom this book is addressed?


Without the changes I’ve suggested, I think the truths are unecessarily bleak Jan 06, Ben rated it liked it. BTW, I’m an atheist Bonus: Fabulous to see a reference to Rohr, I’ve only recently discovered his work, and I’m hooked.

Armidale Outsider October 15, I did find that work, houses, things don’t mater that much. In this book ed.

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The problem as I see it is the traditional definition of ‘masculinity’ as that which is ‘not female’ So don’t blame circumstances for the crap Some readers might be aware that I have Aspergers syndrome, and so need to explain things carefully to myself first of all. But you’ll be dead so what. There is inequality even in death. There amnhood be an end to suffering.

Oh, and pardon me while I choke on my coffee, but the number of men who come onto ANY discussion of feminism on the SMH blogs, and bleat “but what about us poorly done by men!!! It’s hardly an original thought. Paddy October 15, This could also be a record of basic school learning and achievement, from Prep upward.

The New Manhood by Steve Biddulph – Boys Forward Institute

If you think you always have a problem, open up and give a bit of love Write a customer review. Keezee October 15, These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Wouldn’t you rather be 50 20 year olds than 20 50 year olds?


Our ancestors laughed as they worked and sang; they enjoyed the rush of the hunt, the steady teamwork of digging for yams or the discovery of a honey-filled tree. Plus there would be that sense of accomplishment, milestone reaching all that good stuff.

There were also a few snippets manhoood I think are valuable snippets irrespective of gender ie removing biedulph from friendships and finding meaning in work Its Steve again here. Oh and JEQP – maybe feminism doesn’t have to be seen as making mens life harder if more men realised it was an opportunity for growth and change, an opportunity to get out of the current rut of masculinity and develop more self awareness, more understanding of BOTH sexes, and more joy in manhiod.

I am sure that there are some people who get a lot out of them.